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Should I let my doctor know I am using topical anesthetics?

If you are planning on using topical anesthetics, you should talk to your doctor. Always let your doctor know about any medications you are taking to avoid any interactions with others. Anesthetics, in particular, can react adversely to a variety of different medical conditions, medications and foods. Thus, it is important to discuss the proper dosage of anesthetics and all of the possible complications that may accompany your dosage.

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